Health

Veterans Affairs asks service members, veterans to monitor health with Burn Pit Registry

Burn pits were a common way to get rid of waste at military sites in Iraq and Afghanistan. At this time, research does not show evidence of long-term health problems from exposure to burn pits. However, the VA continues to study the health of deployed Veterans.

July 1, 2015 ×
Prevention and early detection can improve men’s health

Prevention and early detection can improve men’s health

American men are at risk for living less healthy and…

July 1, 2015 ×
Take stock of your spiritual fitness

Take stock of your spiritual fitness

For Soldiers, taking the Army physical fitness test twice a year is a good indicator of changes in physical fitness — the number of sit-ups and pushups performed and the two-mile run time can increase or decrease, as well as weight.

June 17, 2015 ×
Recipe for a good night’s sleep: Get ready to take on the day

Recipe for a good night’s sleep: Get ready to take on the day

Are you ready to take on the day? Sleep is a necessity — just like food, water and air. Sleep is essential to good health, emotional wellbeing and performance.

June 17, 2015 ×

Can supplements improve your mood?

Most people do not plan on feeling depressed, but depression is called the “common cold” of behavioral health issues.

June 3, 2015 ×
Make small changes to fit exercise into your day

Make small changes to fit exercise into your day

We all know that physical activity and exercise are important for overall health.

June 3, 2015 ×

Compound prescription medications — what are they?

Costs associated with compounded pharmaceutical products have risen dramatically over…

May 20, 2015 ×
Army prohibits eating popular health bar

Army prohibits eating popular health bar

Anyone who relies on protein bars as an afternoon or after-workout snack, should be warned about non military-friendly ingredients in their all-natural selections.

May 6, 2015 ×